Former Sessions spokeswoman joins CNN

NEW YORK (AP) — CNN has hired a former spokeswoman for Attorney General Jeff Sessions for work on its political desk as 2020 elections coverage heats up. Source: Business –…

Northeast Panhandle Grain Sorghum Conference set Feb. 26 in Perryton

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Scott Strawn, 806-435-4501, sstrawn@ag.tamu.edu PERRYTON – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Ochiltree, Hansford and Lipscomb counties will host the Northeast Panhandle Grain…

AgriLife Extension beef cattle experts to discuss production at TSCRA convention

Dr. Dan Hale, AgriLife Extension meat specialist in College Station, will co-lead an extensive overview of the beef supply chain from the ranch to the retail meat case at the…

The National Weather Service will soon introduce a new forecasting model, but meteorologists are saying it’s worse than its predecessor. Source: Science News

The Texas Enterprise Fund is one of the nation’s premier competitive recruitment initiatives By Texas Gov. Greg Abbott Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas — The nation’s leading CEOs continually rank Texas…

ATM robber WinPot: a slot machine instead of cutlets

Automation of all kinds is there to help people with their routine work, make it faster and simpler. Although ATM fraud is a very peculiar sort of work, some cybercriminals…

Gone in a New York minute: How the Amazon deal fell apart

NEW YORK (AP) — In early November, word began to leak that Amazon was serious about choosing New York to build a giant new campus. The city was eager to…

All that rain drenching California this week came from an atmospheric river. A new rating scale would tell you how much water is fueling the system. Source: Science News

The Sweet Angels Democrats have shown no interest in stopping from flooding into the U.S. By Eddie Scarry On Tuesday, U.S. Border Patrol agents in the Rio Grande Valley sector…

College Station City Council Approves Request To Add Residential Zoning Restrictions South Of The Texas A&M Campus

All or parts of four College Station subdivisions south of the Texas A&M campus are now part of one neighborhood that includes three zoning restrictions. That’s after the city council…

Local Cardiovascular Surgery Manufacturer Breaks Ground On New Building On Valentines Day

Valentines Day was chosen by a local manufacturer of cardiovascular surgery equipment to hold groundbreaking at the site of their new building. CardioQuip was founded in 2003 by brothers in…

Markets Right Now: Stocks rise early, boosted by trade talks

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): Source: Business – The Eagle

Amazon's stormy week will blow over, but debris will stay

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — It’s been a complicated few weeks for Amazon, what with its abrupt pullout from a massive New York City development, extortion claims related to intimate photos…

Permian Basin Cotton Conference set Feb. 28 in Stanton

Writer: Susan Himes, 325-657-7315, Susan.Himes@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Tommy Yeater, 432-264-2236, Tommy.Yeater@ag.tamu.edu STANTON — The Permian Basin Cotton Conference will be held Feb. 28 at the Martin County Community Center, 301 St.…

Social science has an image problem—too many findings don’t hold up. A new project will crank through 30,000 studies to try to identify red flags. Source: Science News

Bryan School Board Moves Forward With A $12 Million Dollar Bond Issue This May

The Bryan school board on Valentines Day approved holding a bond election May 4, asking voters to finance $12 million dollars of construction projects and purchases. Nearly three-fourths of the…

AgriLife Extension hires three agents to serve Wise, Wichita, Childress counties

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contacts: Karly West, 940-627-3341, karly.west@ag.tamu.edu Katrena Mitchell, 940-716-8610, katrena.mitchell@ag.tamu.edu Kara Lacey, 940-937-2351, kara.lacey@ag.tamu.edu VERNON – Three new agents have been added to the Texas A&M…

NASA has selected a new space mission that will help astronomers understand both how our universe evolved and how common are the ingredients for life in our galaxy’s planetary systems. …

DNS Manipulation in Venezuela in regards to the Humanitarian Aid Campaign

Venezuela is a country facing an uncertain moment in its history. Reports suggests it is in significant need of humanitarian aid. On February 10th, Mr. Juan Guaidó made a public…

New AgriLife Extension health agent hired in Ochiltree, Lipscomb, Roberts counties

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contact: McKayla Stephen, 806-435-4501, mckayla.stephen@ag.tamu.edu McKayla Stephen is the new Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service health agent for Ochiltree, Lipscomb and Roberts counties. (Texas A&M…